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Comic books May 1963

  • Issue #2
    Comic World (1962) Robert Jennings fanzine 2

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    Edited by Robert Jennings. Captain Cold cover by Tom Fagan. A Study in Villainry by Tom Fagan, "The Revengor" comic strip by George Pacida, The Presto Kid, and more. 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., loose pages bound with staples, B&W, 48 pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #67
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #68
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #69
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Issue #70
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    Weekly British War comics digest. Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 6 1/2-in., 68 pages, B/W.

  • Vol. 11 #5
    Confidential (1952) Magazine Vol. 11 #5

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    Pioneering magazine by Robert Harrison featuring scandalous stories about the personal lives of celebrities and other well-known individuals. 8 1/2-in. x 11 1/4-in., 68 pages, black and white. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #29
    Cracked (1958 Major Magazine) 29

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    Art by John Severin, Bill McCartney, and J. Lewis. Severin cover. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #66
    Dennis the Menace (1953 Standard/Pines/Haliden/Fawcett) 66

    Cover art by Owen Fitzgerald. Color Crazy starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. The Plane Truth starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Abraham Lincoln text story. Shorty's Tall Stories; Shorty tells how he delivered the first airmail letter. Dennis Acts Up starring Dennis the Menace, script by Fred Toole, art by Owen Fitzgerald. Want to Start a Dennis Club? article. Dennis the Menace Official Pal Club Certificate. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #315
    Detective Comics (1937 1st Series) 315
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
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    Cover art by Sheldon Moldoff. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. "The Jungle Man of Gotham City" starring Batman and Robin, pencils by Sheldon Moldoff, inks by Charles Paris; A gangster tricks a jungle man into thinking that Batman is his enemy, and brings him to Gotham to use his skills and the animals he commands against the Caped Crusader; With help from Commissioner Gordon, Batman and Robin discover that a married couple from Gotham City lost their kid in the jungle fifteen years ago and that the jungle man could easily be that kid; After a quick verification, Batman confirms the truth and he uses some of the jungle's man childhood memories in order to stop his attacks. The Robot Detective article. "The Man of 1,000 Disguises" starring John Jones Manhunter from Mars, art by Joe Certa; . Lefty Louie humor page by Henry Boltinoff. 32 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #6
    Devil Kids Starring Hot Stuff (1962) 6

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    Cover art by Warren Kremer. A Hero's Reward, pencils by Warren Kremer; Hot Stuff hears on television that heroes are rewarded for saving people so he looks around for someone to save so that he can collect a reward. The Strange Spell, pencils by Warren Kremer; Cupid magically changes Hot Stuff's fork so that it emits love and kindness rather than fire. Granny Blowtorch, pencils by Warren Kremer; Granny Blowtorch has a cold and every time she sneezes she sets something on fire. Big Gas Bag starring Stumbo the Giant, art by Warren Kremer. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 7 #5
    Dude (1956-1981 Mystery-Dugent Publishing) Vol. 7 #5

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  • Vol. 14 #18
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  • Vol. 14 #19
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  • Vol. 14 #20
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  • Vol. 14 #21
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  • Vol. 41 #5
    Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine (1941-Present Davis-Dell) Vol. 41 #5

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  • Vol. 6 #2
    Escape to Adventure (1957) Vol. 6 #2

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  • Vol. 59 #5
    Esquire (1933 Esquire, Inc.) Magazine Vol. 59 #5

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  • Issue #59
    Falling in Love (1955) 59
    Published May 1963 by DC.

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    Featuring: 8 page story "I Don't Love You Anymore"; 7 page story "First Prize for Love"; 1 page To You...From Carol Andrews letters page; 7 page story "My Many Loves"; 8 page story "Love is No Act" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by John Romita, Sr. Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 12 #5
    Fantastic (1952-1980 Ziff-Davis/Ultimate) [Fantastic Science Fiction/Fantastic Stories of Imagination] Vol. 12 #5

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    May, 1963. Science fiction and fantasy stories by Jack Sharkey, Neal Barrett Jr., John Jakes ("Witch of the Winds" part 1 starring Brak the Barbarian), Ursula K. LeGuin, and John J. Wooster. Three Virgil Finlay illustrations. Cover by Alex Schomburg. 5.5-in. x 7.75-in.; black and white; 128 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.50.

  • Issue #14
    Fantastic Four (1961 1st Series) 14
    • 2" Cumulative spine split. Cover and centerfold detached. Water damage. Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    • CGC Signature Series
    • Paper: White
    • Signed by Stan Lee on 5/3/18.
    • Label #1513035005
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    • Staple rust. Rust migration.
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    • Tape along interior cover edges.

    Cover pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Steve Ditko. The Merciless Puppet Master, script by Stan Lee, pencils by Jack Kirby, inks by Dick Ayers; The Puppet Master is declared healed and plans his revenge againt the Fantastic Four; This time, he'll use the Sub-Mariner. Cameos by Doctor Doom, the Mole Man, and a Skrull. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 16 #5
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    Volume 16 - Number 5, May 1963. Pulp magazine devoted to exploring the paranormal. Articles and Stories include The Ghost that Moved to Our House, Telepathic, Teleporting Ants, and Alfred Russel Wallace's Reasons for Becoming a Spiritualist! Softcover, 5 1/2-in. x 7 1/2-in., 130 page, Text (with B&W Illustrations and Photos). Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #38
    Fightin' Air Force (1956) 38

    Cover by Bill Montes & Ernie Bache. Stories by Joe Gill? Art by Bill Montes & Ernie Bache, Bill Molno and unknown. Featuring: "Work Horse"; "Terror Over Taiwan"; "Morning Mission"; "Don't Ask For Mercy"; and "Peeper Down"! Plus: 2-page text story "The Problems Of Flight"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #52
    Fightin' Army (1956) 52

    Cover by Sam Glanzman. Stories by unknown. Art by Charles Nicholas & Vince Alascia, Bill Molno and Sam Glanzman. Featuring: "Cousin Rudolf"; "Not A Fighting Man"; "2 Against 1000!"; "Overtime Soldier"; and the 2-page text article "The Birth Of The Machine Gun"! 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #136
    Flash (1959 1st Series DC) 136
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • 1/2" Spine split from top of comic.
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    Cover pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Murphy Anderson. The Mirror Master's Invincible Bodyguards!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; Mirror Master plans some spectacular crimes after he busts out of prison so he can rise up the prison newspaper's "Most Successful Criminal Poll." Barry Allen--You're the Flash!--and I Can Prove It!, script by John Broome, pencils by Carmine Infantino, inks by Joe Giella; A criminal uses a post-hypnotic suggestion on the Flash, resulting in him almost revealing his secret identity. Strange Sports Stories ad. Letter to the editor from fan writer Larry Herndon. Metal Men ad. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Vol. 10 #5
    For Men Only Magazine (1954-1977) Vol. 10 #5

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  • Issue #111
    Forbidden Worlds (1952) 111
    Published May 1963 by ACG.

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    Cover by Ogden Whitney. Edited by Richard E. Hughes. Stories by Richard Hughes, credited as Greg Olivetti, Bob Standish and Zev Zimmer. Art by John Rosenberger, Chic Stone, Tom Hickey and Max Elkan. An anthology series featuring tales of fantasy and science fiction adventure from legendary early independent comics publisher ACG. A man lost in Death Valley finds a water source that turns out to be a fountain of youth; The people of Forestville erect a monument to the man who saved them from a forest fire; Modern-day construction disturbs the spirits of an old cemetery. The Best Dream of All!; The Water Hole; The Man Who Saved Us!; The Old Cemetery! 32 pages, Full Color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #79
    Fox and the Crow (1951) 79
    Published May 1963 by DC.
  • Issue #305
    Frankenstein (1963 Movie Classics) 305

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  • Issue #39
    Freddy (1958 Charlton) 39

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  • Issue #1
    Freedom Agent (1963) 1

    Painted cover. Related title: John Steele Secret Agent. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #5
    Frogmen (1962) 5
    Published May 1963 by Dell.

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    "Dangerous Competition" - Written by Don Segall. Art by Alex Toth and Mike Peppe. Painted Cover by Vic Prezio. The Frogmen undertake a dangerous assignment! Plus: Boy of the Pacific story "The Angry Man"; 1-page text story "The Tiny Treasure"; and the fillers "Underwater Terrain" and "Don't Get Lost!" 36 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #99
    GI Combat (1952) 99
    Published May 1963 by DC.
    • Centerfold detached at one staple.
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • .5" Side tear through cover and a few wraps.
    • Cover detached. Staple rust with migration.
    • 3/4" Spine split from bottom. Staple rust.
    • 2.5" cumulative spine split.
    • Centerfold detached. Oxidation.
    • Cover and centerfold detached at one staple. 3" spine split from base of comic.
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    • Centerfold detached.

    Cover by Russ Heath and Jack Adler (washtone). Written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney. Art by Joe Kubert and Jack Abel. The Haunted Tank is sent to guard a desert oasis to prevent the Germans from finding water in "Battle of the Thirsty Tanks!" by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert. Starring the Haunted Tank, Jeb Stuart, Arch Asher, Rick Rawlins, Slim Stryker and General J.E.B. Stuart (ghost). Plus: "Frogman on a String!" by Bob Haney and Jack Abel. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #95
    Girls' Love Stories (1949) 95
    • 1" Cumulative spine split.

    Featuring: 7 page story "My Longing Heart"; 7 page story "One Glimpse of Heaven"; 7 page story "Long Ago Love"; 2 page From Barbara Miles, with Love letters page; 8 page story "Borrowed Heart -- Borrowed Love" written by Robert Kanigher and drawn by John Romita, Sr. Cover pencils by John Romita, Sr. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #9
    Gridley Wave (1959) Fanzine 9

    Tarzan newsletter by Vernell Coriell. Canaveral Press gets rights to ERB, list of unpublished ERB works, Bantan Primeval order form insert. 7-in. x 10-in. 4 Pages (plus insert). B&W.

  • Issue #76
    Gunsmoke Western (1955 Marvel/Atlas) 76
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    • Piece of tape on interior cover.

    Cover by Jack Kirby and Dick Ayers. Stories by Stan Lee and unknown. Art by Jack Keller, Dick Ayers, Don Heck, Gene Colan and unknown. Featuring Kid Colt in "The Capture of Kid Colt" with story by Stan Lee and pencils by Jack Keller. Also in this issue: "The Life and Death of Blast Larkin" by Lee and Dick Ayers; "The Rustlers of Red Gap!" by Lee and Don Heck; "The Sheriff's Secret" by Lee and Gene Colan; and 2-page text story "Mesa by Moonlight," reprinted from Western Tales of Black Rider (1955) #28. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #68
    Harvey Hits (1958) 68
    Published May 1963 by Harvey.

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    Casper and Nightmare Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #83
    Heart Throbs (1949 Quality/DC) 83

    Cover art by John Romita. "Deceiving Heart!", art by Bernard Sachs; A patient in a hospital dictates a letter to a nurse for her boyfriend, who is out of town for a few weeks; She wants to break the news that there is now someone else in her life, but the nurse is smitten with the patient's old boyfriend herself and can't bear to hurt him. "Three Lost Loves," pencils by Bill Draut, inks by Jay Scott Pike; Two older sisters receive letters from their younger sister; Reading between the lines, they realize that she is no longer planning to marry her fiance that summer. "I Need You; The First Time; Love" The Rhyme and Reason for Love and Romance article. "Lost Love; Sweet Misery" The Rhyme and Reason for Love and Romance article. "Come to My Arms," pencils by Mike Sekowsky; A writer driving in the country on a working vacation catches a glimpse of a girl crying on a bus and can't get her out of his mind; He returns to the small town restaurant and finds her sitting alone. "Never Look at Love!", pencils by John Romita (p 1) and Werner Roth (pp 2-8), inks by John Romita; Annette tries to read men's feelings toward her by the look in their eyes, but she is constantly misreading their intentions. Ad for Superman's Girl Friend, Lois Lane. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #18
    Help! (1960) Magazine 18

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    Nudity one page. Harvey Kurtzmans legendary follow-up to the original MAD launched the careers of many future stars of comics, comedy and publishing, including associate editor Terry Gilliam. This issue features an Arnold Roth strip, The Last Days of Burlesque, reprint strips from Percy Crosbys Skippy, and an early Wonder Warthog story by Gilbert Shelton. Sometimes listed as Vol. 2, #6. Cover price $0.35. Cover price $0.35.

  • Vol. 5 #2
    Hi-Life (1958 Wilmot Enterprises Inc.) The Live-It-Up Magazine for Gentlemen Vol. 5 #2

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  • Issue #63
    Hot Rods and Racing Cars (1951) 63

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  • Issue #12
    Hot Stuff Sizzlers (1960) 12

    "Snowland," art by Howie Post; King Winter tries to get Hot Stuff to support his campaign to rule the Enchanted Forest. "Fancy Flames," art by Howie Post; While fighting with an ogre, Hot Stuff is inspired to try making adjustments to his pitchfork to see what happens. "The Wishniks," art by Howie Post; Hot Stuff saves a drowning frammikin, who gives him the services of the wish-granting wishniks (who look like wishbones) for a day; But he doesn't last through the day before the wishniks drive him crazy. "The Awesome Athlete," art by Warren Kremer; Willy hates having to practice the piano until he and his friends go to a party where Jim White, a Marine home on leave, is playing one. "The Land of Music," art by Howie Post; Hot Stuff visits a world full of sentient musical instruments. "A Scorcher," art by Howie Post; Hot Stuff meets Satan himself. "Nothin' For Nobody," art by Howie Post; Hot Stuff helps a bunch of people while trying to help himself. "Ghost Remover," art by Warren Kremer; Some ghosts want to take over TinyTown and steal Stumbo's clothes. Officer O'Floodle saves the day. 84 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.25.

  • Issue #134
    House of Mystery (1951-1983 1st Series) 134
    • 3/4" Cumulative spine split.

    Cover pencils by Dick Dillin, inks by Sheldon Moldoff. "Countdown on Excellence" public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff; Jerry gets a lecture from his father on the importance of doing every job right. "Someone's Been Here Before Me!", art by George Roussos; Astronaut Lee Crane's space mission is disrupted when his ship goes off course and lands on the planet Zeroz, where he deduces that he is not the first Earthman to visit the planet and that he must uncover the identity of the man who preceded him. Strange Sports Stories ad. "The Microscopic Doom," pencils by Mort Meskin, inks by George Roussos; A scientist's neighbor and daughter are shrunk to minuscule size by the scientist's assistant, who plans to steal the shrinking formula for himself. One-page Moolah the Mystic story by Henry Boltinoff. Metal Men ad. "Mystery of the Mentalists" article on the possibility of telepathy. "The Secret Prisoner of Darkmoor Dungeon," art by John Giunta; A prison cell that has been sealed for 500 years is opened in the present day and a horrible shape-shifting monster escapes. One-page Professor Eureka story by Henry Boltinoff. 36 pgs., full color. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #11
    Hunk (1961) 11
  • Vol. 13 #2
    If Worlds of Science Fiction (1952 Pulp Digest) Vol. 13 #2

    Cover John Pederson Jr. Science fiction stories by Hal Clement, Algis Budrys, John Brunner, David Evans, Al Landau, Paul Anderson, Robert Lory. Illustrations by John Giunta, Virgil Finlay, Francis, Nodel. 5.25-in. x 7.5-in.; black and white; 130 newsprint pages. Cover price $0.40.

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Island of Fu Manchu PB (1963 Pyramid Novel) 1-1ST

    1st printing. By Sax Rohmer. The advenuters of Nayland Smith continue as the fearless hero once again squares off with the diabolical Fu Manchu! Softcover, 4-in. x 7-in., 208 pages, Text Only.

  • Vol. 25 #7
    Jack and Jill (1938) Vol. 25 #7
    Published May 1963 by Curtis.

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    Volume 25, Issue 7 - May 1963. Children's activity and story magazine. Features Bobby Buntrock of the "Hazel" TV Show! 66 Pages. PC/PB&W. Cover price $0.35.

  • Issue #1
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  • Issue #96
    Jughead (1949 1st Series) 96

    Cover art by Samm Schwartz. Here's Health, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead goes on a health food kick, forcing Pop to change the name of his store to "Pop Tate's Health Haven." All That Glitters...--Jughead's Dipsy Doodles, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead has no money except "One Yugoslavian Pfennig," so he tries to get more money by painting a rainbow with a pot of gold at the end of it. The Confidence Man, art by Samm Schwartz; Jughead goes off to babysit little Terrence, whose reputation for terrorizing babysitters strikes fear into the hearts of Archie and Betty. My Heavens! humor page starring Shrimpy, script and art by Joe Harold. Soft Cell, script by Frank Doyle, art by Samm Schwartz; Mr. Weatherbee and Miss Grundy discover that Jughead is deliberately getting himself sent to detention every day. Vicious Cycle starring Jughead, art by Samm Schwartz. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.

  • Issue #19
    Justice League of America (1960 1st Series) 19
    • Cover detached at one staple.
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Oxidation.
    • 1" cumulative spine split. Small pieces missing from back cover.
    • 3" spine split from base of comic. Cover detached.

    Cover art by Murphy Anderson. Countdown on Excellence public service announcement, script by Jack Schiff, art by Sheldon Moldoff. The Super-Exiles of Earth!, script by Gardner Fox, pencils by Mike Sekowsky, inks by Bernard Sachs; The JLAers each face their evil doppelgangers and are then blamed for their lawless actions and exiled from Earth; When they return to fight their duplicates, the JLA discovers they are manifestations of their own dreams; The Atom performs microscopic brain surgery to disable them and the JLA shuts down Dr. Destiny's materiopticon to destroy the dream-beings. A letter from Jerry Bails. 36 pgs. $0.12. Cover price $0.12.